The Chalet at 11° East in Obergurgl is just a stone’s throw from some of Tirol’s most idyllic swimming lakes, thermal springs, waterslides and waterfalls. Whether you are looking for a warm summer swim, relaxing water spa or the adrenaline rush of a wake-boarding, there is something for you nearby the Chalet at 11° East. Read on for our favourite water attractions in the Ötztal Valley for both hot and cold days throughout the year.
The Thermal Spa at Aqua Dome, Langenfeld
Enjoy quiet and relaxation at the best thermal spa resort in the Alps. Allow yourself to drift away in one of the twelve indoor and outdoor pools with water temperatures from 93 – 97°F with an unbelievable mountain backdrop. The thermal spa also offers 7 saunas and 4 restaurants and bars to add to your day of relaxation.
Lake Pitburger See, Oetz
Welcome to the Ötztal Valley’s one and only natural swimming lake. Relaxation awaits you on the giant sunbathing lawn, the floating raft or in one of the many rowing boats available to rent. The natural beauty of the valley surrounds this gorgeous alpine lake that reaches temperatures of 24 degrees in the summer!
The Adventure Bath in the Freizeit Arena, Solden
This is a family friendly arena where there is truly something for everyone. Enjoy the soothing massage jets or discover the white water area, stone grotto with massage jets, bubble jets, bubble loungers, large water chute, large pool (30°C) or children’s pool (32°C).
The Outdoor Bath, Langenfeld
Open from May until September, families can enjoy swimming in this wind-protected location in Langenfeld. The Outdoor Bath features a waterslide, separate kid’s pool and restaurant. The entry is only 5 euros for adults and 2 euros for children, making it an easy, fun and affordable day trip.
Waterfall and Bathing Lake at Umhausen
At the foothill of Tirol’s biggest waterfall is the Bathing Lake Umhausen, a perfect perch for families to enjoy sunbathing and swimming in pure glacier water! Activities like beach volleyball and tennis are also available here, as well as a children’s playground.
Area 47 Water Park
Combine your love of sports and nature at the 47th degree of latitude! Area 47 features activities for those seeking adventure in the Ötztal Valley with climbing, canyoning, caving, rafting, wake-boarding and more. Push your limits with some of the coolest sports amidst Tirol’s beautiful mountains. Camps and organised events for groups are also available!
We hope you enjoyed this post, brought to you by the Chalet at 11° East in Obergurgl.